September 2022

Top Product Packaging Design Companies in San Francisco

Package design is essential to protecting and marketing a product. A package designer is able to ideate, create, and manufacture the exterior of a product. Package design can take a range of forms including plastic casings, glass bottles, aluminum cans, and paper bags. Package design is helpful for both businesses and consumers. For businesses, strong package design allows for consistent company and product branding. For consumers, package design helps keep a product in pristine condition until its use. Companies looking for a package design partner should consult firms that also have capabilities in product design and branding.

Luckily, San Francisco has some of the best packaging designer to hire. Use our list to find and connect with packaging designer in The Bay Area. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Packaging Designers in The Bay Area

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Sausalito, CA

    What do The New York Yankees and KingPins Bowling have in common? They’ve both turned to Watson Creative for branding expertise. This Portland-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Kaiser Permanente launched a platform targeting their unique users, Watson Creative analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 15% Web Design
    • 50% Other
    Chown Hardware

    Chown Hardware

    How do you rebrand a 140 year old family business?  Carefully. We approached this project with a clear vision and one priority: don’t mess it up. The Chown family has been around since Portland was an upstart new city...
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    SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

    SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

    https://vimeo.com/96239285
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    Oregon State University

    Oregon State University

    https://vimeo.com/137252705
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    Upright brewing

    Upright brewing

    https://watsoncreative.com/portfolio-items/upright-brewing/ https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/395839480  
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Sausalito, CA

    Good Stuff Partners counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this California-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Good Stuff Partners helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 15% Web Design
    • 10% Packaging Design
    • 25% Other
    DEVELOPING A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR...

    DEVELOPING A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR...

    The first five years of a child's life are the most critical, and parents and caregivers are getting an overload of essential information. The communities of Marin needed one centralized place to gather information...
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    REVIVING THE CREDIT UNION

    REVIVING THE CREDIT UNION

    Excite Credit Union believes that no one should be denied the chance to create a secure future just because of where they are financially. They help people take control of their money by giving them access to products and...
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    A MARIN COUNTY FOR ALL

    A MARIN COUNTY FOR ALL

    With income inequality at an all-time high and only getting worse, Community Action Marin, the county’s biggest nonprofit, needed a new brand to increase its visibility and support. They were born out of the Civil...
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    MODERNIZING FOSTER CARE

    MODERNIZING FOSTER CARE

    Silicon Valley Children’s Fund supports young people in foster care, who through no fault of their own, find themselves in very challenging circumstances, often homeless and unable to complete high school, let alone go...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Tile, Noise 13 empowers brands with branding. Founded on design-first principles, this San Francisco-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Noise 13’s experience is their work for Pacific Catch, one of the world’s respected brands. Noise 13 helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 10% Packaging Design
    • 10% Web Design
    • 30% Other
    Dovana: branding & package

    Dovana: branding & package

    Recognizing white space in the evolving edibles market, the founders of Dovana came to us with a vision of a sophisticated cannabis-infused caramel. The mom and pop duo already had an artisanal-level recipe and wanted to...
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    In/Visible Talks: Branding

    In/Visible Talks: Branding

    In/Visible Talks is the Bay Area’s leading conference that celebrates the art of design and creativity. Our founder, Dava Guthmiller, is also the co-founder of INVT. Noise 13 does all the brand and design work for this...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Companies of all sizes and in all industries need brand development to excel. That’s why brands have turned to the San Francisco-based Bartlett Brands for branding expertise that takes the possibility of failure out of the equation. When a brand needs to create a better brand identity profile from an agency they know will deliver, they enlist the help of Bartlett Brands.

    When one Bartlett Brands client found themselves needing a better brand strategy, they came to Bartlett Brands to help them transform their brand’s image. Bartlett Brands delivered results that allowed their client to increase their business and do it at an affordable rate.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Logo
    • 20% Other
  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Digital Ego One is a full-service advertising agency that delivers anything clients need to get started with their online presence. They are experts in advertising, graphic design, and branding for clients ranging from small startups to enterprises in the industries of advertising & marketing, real estate, and retail, among others.

    One of Digital Ego One’s projects involved working with EU-Moldova, a communication approach between the two entities. Digital Ego One designed a visual for the initiative, and also provided graphic design services.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 10% Product Design
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 60% Other
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